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lochwinnoch
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a great overnight stay. Greeted by a warm friendly and professional welcome. Rooms were spacious, well appointed, comfortable and reasonably priced. We relished a fantastic dinner my favourite was the venison. Great breakfast of porridge and kippers washed down with plentiful freshly brewed coffee. Throughout our stay staff excelled in helpfulness and friendliness. Highly recommended. A rare combination of...

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear david b, Thank you for this review. Most of the Team have been with us long-term and they do a great job: I'm glad you found this and that they were a friendly bunch! I'm also delighted that you enjoyed your meals and were comfortable in your room. Thank you for this recommendation - we really are grateful for...

Kidderminster
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights in February at a brilliantly low price thanks to a TravelZoo offer. I had read the reviews before booking so was expecting a decent standard and friendly staff. What a pleasant surprise that all of the good reviews turned out to be true - the staff could not do enough for you and were always friendly....

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jason M, We're working particularly hard at the moment making a few changes so thank you for this review, we're genuinely thrilled that you enjoyed it all. We're currently putting in new Hypnos beds, duvets and linen, refurbishing the ladies loos, re-carpeting throughout and adding the smaller touches like posher new glasses for a nice gin and tonic...... We...

Dollar
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A really friendly hotel, the staff are wonderful very helpful very friendly. We spent 2 nights here, the room was just right, the Scottish breakfast was delightful with vey big portions. We ate in one night and found the menu to be extensive and well prepared. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hoggan67, Thank you for this wonderful review: I'm delighted that you enjoyed your break in Kirkcudbright and here with us. The breakfasts certainly do set you up for the day. Great comments about the staff and food so a sincere thank you for this and we do hope to welcome you both back in the future. Kind Regards, Joanna...

Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just celebrated my 70th birthday with a dozen friends at the Selkirk and the evening went great. Pre-event, the staff were very accommodating regarding advance menu choices. On the evening itself we had a private lounge before and after dinner, which was taken in the Artistas Restaurant. The food was across the whole range of the menu and...

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Millside_Baker, Your review is fantastic to read and I have made all of the Team aware, so thank you. I'm really pleased that you and your guests enjoyed your evening. When we can, we use our Burn Room for parties to gather in for pre-dinner drinks and it's also lovely to return to after dinner for coffees and more...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff and a warm welcome; great double en suite room in separate annex; lovely breakfasts and a great bistro menu. The room was serviced every day; nothing was too much trouble; we will be back....!!

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear omipalone, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. Everything you have written is what we strive to provide: hearty food, welcoming and friendly service and comfortable rooms. We do hope to see you again soon. Please do not hesitate to contact us when we can assist you again. regards, Joanna Scott

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for work and booked dinner here as forecast snow. Restaurant was shut so ate in the bar area this was ok local art to view and purchase if you wished. I had venison which was fabulous and if in the area would eat here again but unlikely to stay unless its booked by work. Room was large and breakfast...

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear charlietraveler57, Thank you for your review and rating our value, cleanliness and service all 4 out of 5. In January and February we occasionally close the doors on the big restaurant and serve the same menu and specials in the Bistro and Lounge complete with comfortable seating and cosy fire. I hope you enjoyed the ambience and I have...

Kendal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a two night Travelzoo special and it was the best. Great comfortable and spacious room. We had Sunday lunch and an evening meal, both great. Breakfasts excellent, beautifully cooked, a real highlight. One of us is gluten dairy free. They couldn't have been more accommodating. Chef did a bespoke menu for us! Beers good, local ales plus draft...

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ThewalkersScotland, General Manager at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Imp15, Thank you so much for your glowing review: we're delighted that you enjoyed your break with us in beautiful Kirkcudbright. Enjoying good food is such an integral part of any holiday, I'm particularly pleased you enjoyed the menus we could offer you. Hope to see you both back again. regards, Joanna Scott.

Brough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this fairly last minute but pleasantly surprised. The room was good, quiet and in a lovely Scottish town. Ate in the restaurant and the meal was very good. The owner was very hospitable and all the staff were excellent. The gin menu in the bar was very reasonable and the bar man was happy to make a recommendation.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Have just spent 2 nights here- couldn't t have asked for anything more. Great value, such friendly helpful people, clean and attractive room, fab ambience all round and good food/ drinks ( although a little disappointed that 'game offer' detailed in newsletter not actually available) One of those places that you can't wait to return to ( and hope we...

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Just returned from another excellent 3 night Hogmanay Break at this hotel. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed in the care of attentive hosts Chris and Sue and their staff, for whom nothing was too much trouble. Meeting our fellow guests over mulled wine and mince pies in the cosy lounge on arrival set the tone, while taking part (optional)...

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ThewalkersScotland, Owner at The Selkirk Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - what a great time we all had. A delightful set of guests that entered into the spirit of the weekend. So glad you enjoyed it. All the very best for 2017. Chris & Sue

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant
The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
17 Bedroom town house hotel. Privately owned and operated. 2 Restaurants, 2 Bars and cosy lounges. Free Wi Fi throughout, all rooms en suite, 60% of rooms now fully refurbished.Ideal base to discover SW Scotland. Walking, fishing, cycling, golf or just relaxing and enjoying our award winning cuisine using the best of local produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Selkirk Arms Hotel

Address: High Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Kirkcudbright
Price Range: ₹ 7,992 - ₹ 9,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Selkirk Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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